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Singapore Approves Good Meat’s Serum-Free Media In a Cultivated Meat First

3 Mins Read Good Meat, the cultivated meat division of San Francisco’s Eat Just, has secured the world’s first regulatory approval for a serum-free media. The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has granted Eat Just approval for its new media used for its cultivated meat. Eat Just’s Good Meat cultivated chicken was the first in the world to receive […]

Thai Union Invests In French Algae Tech Platform Algama

2 Mins Read Thai Union, food giant and leading producer of Thai seafood, has invested in France’s Algama algae innovation platform. Thai Union’s Corporate Venture Capital Fund joined Algama’s recent €13 million Series A funding round to help accelerate its industrial algal ingredients for the food and beverage sector. “At Thai Union, we are committed to “Healthy Living, […]

China Takes First Place In the 2022 ProVeg Food Innovation Challenge APAC

3 Mins Read With more than $10,000 in prize money on the table, young Asian tech teams competed in the ProVeg Food Innovation Challenge APAC. China, Korea, India, Indonesia, and Thailand were all victorious in the 2022 ProVeg Food Innovation Challenge APAC. This was the first year the challenge included all Asia Pacific regions. It focused on South-East […]

WTH Foods Launches New Filipino-Inspired Frozen Plant-Based Meat Range, Umani

2 Mins Read Philippines-based plant-based meat manufacturer WTH Foods has launched Umani, a new range of frozen plant-based products drawing on Filipino culture. The mission-driven WTH Foods says its new range of frozen meals is part of its goal of helping to feed the planet’s estimated population of ten billion people by 2050. Umani The new WTH Foods […]

Singapore Appoints Its First Chief Sustainability Officer

2 Mins Read Singapore’s Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment announced the establishment of the position of Government Chief Sustainability Officer to advance its fight against the climate crisis. On January 1st, 2023, Tuang Liang Lim began his tenure as Singapore’s first Government Chief Sustainability Officer (GCSO). Lim leaves the Chief Science and Technology Officer at the Ministry of […]

Float Foods’ OnlyEg Gets the Veganuary Treatment In Singaporean Restaurants

2 Mins Read Singapore’s Float Foods is launching a region-wide restaurant push for its plant-based OnlyEg during Veganuary. Just weeks after announcing a meal kit partnership in Hong Kong with DayDayCook, Singapore’s Float Foods is teaming up again. This time, it’s partnering with a number of restaurants on its home turf to help locals and visitors to Singapore […]

One Good Acquires India’s ‘Best’ Vegan Cheese Brand

3 Mins Read Following its acquisition of plant-based nutrition brand Pro2fit earlier this year, India’s leading plant-based dairy brand One Good has added Angelo Vegan Cheese to its portfolio. “One reason we are excited about having Angelo Vegan Cheese on board is because it aligns with our pursuit of making products that are delicious, functional, and have clean […]

Another Foods Launches India’s First Plant-Based Food-Service-Ready Chicken

3 Mins Read Mumbai-based Another Foods says its new plant-based chicken is made specifically for food service to support the demands across the hospitality and restaurant industries. Another Foods says it worked with hospitality and food service experts to co-create its new line of plant-based chicken. “Having our own lab and manufacturing setup, Another Foods is able to […]

The 10 Best Cities In The World for Vegan Food

9 Mins Read There are a fair amount of ‘best vegan cities’ lists on the interwebs, most of which are all interesting and worth a read. That being said, here at Green Queen, we love data and we love to use data to make decisions. While we did find a couple of lists that used data, they were […]

Cultivated Meat Just Landed In a Butcher Shop for the First Time

3 Mins Read Eat Just’s Good Meat is now available through a Singaporean butcher shop, Huber’s Butchery. Eat Just’s cultivated Good Meat is coming to the display case and bistro menu of Huber’s Butchery in Singapore, beginning early next year. The launch includes a tasting preview happening this Saturday. ‘Another historic moment’ “Offering this new approach to making […]

Indonesia’s Green Rebel Launches Into Plant-Based Dairy Category

2 Mins Read Following the first-ever dairy-free festival in Jakarta, Indonesia-based Green Rebel Foods has launched into the plant-based dairy category. Green Rebel is a leading producer of plant-based protein across Southeast Asia. Its new category launch, dubbed Creamy Crew, which includes cheese, sauces, and dressings, builds on its continuing innovation in the plant-based sector. The new range […]

Meatable and Love Handle Are Developing Meat Made From Plants and Cell Cultures

3 Mins Read Cultivated meat brand Meatable has announced a ‘Future of Meat’ innovation center in partnership with plant-based meat brand Love Handle in an effort to bring the two sectors together to co-create the future of food. Would you eat vegan food that contained cell-cultured meat along with plants? That’s the hope of Dutch cultivated meat company, […]

Is My Bed Vegan? Mattresses: The Final Eco Frontier 

5 Mins Read Most mattresses are not vegan, full of toxins, and are a huge letdown to the planet. Meet Heveya, the ethical sleep pioneer.  Most of us don’t think enough about one activity we do for almost a third of our lives: sleeping. And many of us will never have considered the climate ethics of the mattress […]

5 Delicious Vegan Asian Sausage Recipes From Lap Cheong To Cha Lua Chay

3 Mins Read Asia is a magical place for vegan food lovers. We have such a richness of variety and range when it comes to delicious vegan dishes. From colourful tangy pickles to delightful pancakes to noodle and rice dishes to dream about, there is much to celebrate across the many Asian cuisines. However, we’re not yet world-famous […]

Looking To Start a Future Food Startup? Singapore’s Protein Innovation Centre Is The Launchpad You Need

5 Mins Read With its world-class innovation centre, a Scale It Up Innovation Challenge, and pioneering protein aeration technology, leading machinery maker Bühler is helping global meat substitute startups supercharge their production and scaling journey. LAUNCH – Singapore as the Launchpad for Your Vegan Brand Singapore has built up one of the most exciting food tech industries in […]

Thailand Just Got Its First Vegan Cheese Factory

3 Mins Read Beginning early next year, Swees Plant Based Foods Co., a Thai-based dairy-free cheese startup, will begin production in the country’s first vegan cheese factory. Expecting to be fully operational in its new facility by 2023, Swees says along with the launch of the factory, it’s gearing up for a Seed crowdfunding round launching on November […]